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"If Matusz continues to pitch well this month (we're told), he could win a spot in the Orioles' starting rotation.
"That's almost entirely irrelevant. It doesn't really matter who's in the Orioles' rotation this season, because the Orioles will be lucky to finish in fourth place. The
thing that matters is finding three or four good young starting pitchers for the future. And discovering that Matusz is one of those rare creatures can happen whether he's starting for the Orioles or starting for their triple-A affiliate in Norfolk, Virginia."
"Best-Case Scenario: RHP
and LHP Brian Matusz bounce back, and LHP
continues to develop, allowing Baltimore to feel good again about its rotation of the future.
"Worst-Case Scenario: The Orioles waste time worrying about a few extra wins in the short term rather than building for the long term."
"Despite the additions to the pitching staff, the Orioles are likely headed for a 60-75 win season unless multiple young Major Leaguers make substantial strides. Elite prospects Manny Machado and